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Brøndby v Liverpool

16 Jul 2014, KO: 17:00

Minute by minute

Post Rodgers was very pleased with the youngsters and in particular Jordon Ibe, who he believes is starting to stamp his personality on the club.
Post Speaking to LFCTV, the Northern Irishman highlighted the fact that today was all about developing the fitness levels of players, as they enter the endurance phase of their pre-season preparations.
Post Brendan Rodgers was full of praise for the performance against Brondby and believes it was a great exercise for his team.
93 FULL TIME: Brondby 2-1 Liverpool
92 Liverpool have only two minutes to find themselves an equaliser
91 An excellent solo goal by Ferhan Hasani has surely sealed a win for Brondby.
90 GOAL! Ferhan Hasani:
89 Brondby break into the box but Lloyd Jones makes the interception and clears.
88 Ibe once again goes on a mazy dribble. The youngster continuing where he left off against Shamrock Rovers back in May
85 We enter the final five minutes of play, with both teams still looking for a winner.
82 Substitution: Danny Ward for Brad Jones:
80 CLOSE: Brondby hit the crossbar through Hasani - let off for Liverpool
77 Liverpool break quickly and Jordon Ibe is thwarted by the keeper
76 Substitution: Lebogang Phiri for Riza Durmisi:
75 Substitution: Michael Almeback for Christian Norgaard:
74 Substitution: Patrick da Silva for Frederick Holst:
72 Brondby break into Liverpool box but an excellent interception by Martin Skrtel
71 Substitution: Ferhan Hasani for Alexander Szymanowski:
68 We approach the last quarter of the game with both teams keen to find a winner
65 Liverpool looking to take the sting out of the game by retaining possession - patient stuff by the Reds.
62 CLOSE: Durmisi rattles the crossbar from the freekick - lucky escape for Liverpool.
61 The atmosphere is absolutely rocking here in the Brondby Stadion
59 Substitution: Mikkel Thygesen for Martin Albrechtsen:
55 Jordon Ibe has looked extremely sharp on the left flank causing the Brondby right back problems throughout the opening stages of this 2nd half
52 Brendan Rodgers has rung the changes at half time with only Brad Jones remaining from the 1st half
51 The second half has started at a good pace, with Liverpool looking for a 2nd goal
49 Kristoffer Peterson equalisers for Liverpool, following great wing play by Ibe
48 Substitution: Krisztian Adorjan for Philippe Coutinho:
48 Substitution: Adam Phillips for Joao Carlos Teixeira:
48 GOAL! Kristoffer Peterson:
47 Substitution: Lloyd Jones for Kevin Stewart:
47 Substitution: Conor Coady for Jordan Rossiter:
47 Substitution: Jordon Ibe for Suso:
47 Substitution: Joe Allen for Lucas Leiva:
47 Substitution: Kristoffer Peterson for Fabio Borini:
47 Substitution: Martin Skrtel for Daniel Agger:
46 Substitution: Andre Wisdom for Martin Kelly:
46 Substitution: Jon Flanagan for Brad Smith:
46 HALF-TIME: Brondby 1-0 Liverpool
45 CLOSE: Lucas nearly equalisers on the stroke of half time with a fierce shot - excellent save from Hradecky.
42 Liverpool remain on the front foot as we approach half time
40 Excellent footwork from Suso wins Liverpool yet another corner
39 Brad Smith shot is deflected over the bar - corner to Liverpool.
36 A great atmosphere here in the Brondby Stadion, with fans enjoying what has been a relatively even match
35 Teixeira goes down in the box but the penalty appeal is waved away by the referee
32 The match is end to end at present, being played at a good tempo.
28 Brondby's goal came against the run of play, but an excellent finish by the no.19
27 Liverpool looking for an instant reply as Borini goes close
24 Norgaard curls past Brad Jones from the edge of the box
23 GOAL! Christian Norgaard:
21 Substitution: Kevin Stewart for Tiago Ilori:
21 SUB: Ilori is replaced by Kevin Stewart
18 Another effort for Liverpool as Teixeira trys his luck from 20 yards, easily dealt with by Hradecky.
17 Coutinho fires wide from long range
14 Liverpool starting to get control of possession in this game
9 CLOSE: Suso's long range effort tipped wide by Hradecky
8 Probing through ball by Coutinho to Borini, but the Italian was blocked in his effort on goal by Durmisi
6 Early corner for the home side that was easily dealt with by Brad Jones.
3 Brondby seeing plenty of the ball in midfield but not causing Liverpool any issues
1 KICK OFF: Liverpool get the match underway.
Pre Daniel Agger gets a warm reception from the Brondby fans
Pre You can catch all the match action and reaction on both LFCTV, or subscribing to LFCTV GO.
Pre The sun is beaming down on a packed Brondby Stadion as we fast approach kick off.
Pre Following today’s game, Liverpool travel to Preston before embarking on their US Tour. You won’t miss a kick on LFCTV GO, so visit the website and sign up.
Pre One Brondby player that will be no stranger to Liverpool fans is Johan Elmander, given he came up against the Reds last season for Norwich City.
Pre Subs: Falkesgaard, Almeback, Nunez, Thygesen, Phiri, Dumic, Hasani, Da Silva, Crone
Pre Brondby: Hradecky, Semb, Albrechtsen, Omskov, Kahlenberg, Szymanowski, Makienok, Elmander, Holst, Durmisi, Norgaard
Pre LFCTV GO is the best place to watch today’s game with Brondby - so visit the Liverpool website now and sign up.
Pre We will bring you the Brondby team news once we have it
Pre Adam Phillips makes the bench for this afternoon’s game and the 16-year old will be hoping to make his Liverpool bow today
Pre Subs: Ward, Allen, Ibe, Coady, Skrtel, Flanagan, Adorjan, Phillips, Wisdom, L Jones, Peterson, Stewart
Pre LFC: B Jones, Kelly, Ilori, Agger, Smith, Lucas, Rossiter, Coutinho, Suso, Borini, Teixiera
Pre We will be bringing you the team news shortly.
Pre Daniel Agger faces his former club this afternoon and is joined in the squad by fellow first teamers, Martin Skrtel, Philippe Coutinho, Joe Allen, Jon Flanagan and Lucas Leiva.
Pre Brendan Rodgers has brought a squad to Denmark that has a real mix of youth and experience.
Pre You join us LIVE from Copenhagen as the Reds kick off their pre-season campaign against Brondby
Pre The Liverpool team line-up on the pitch in their all Red strip